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- Ma, Xiaonan; Sharpe, Patricia A.; Bell, Bethany A.; Liu, Jihong; White, Kellee; Liese, Angela D.
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2018 v.118 no.10 pp. 1844-1854
- nutrition knowledge, etc ; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; education; food banks; food deserts; food security; fruits; healthy diet; income; public transportation; regression analysis; socioeconomic status; vegetables; South Carolina; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Little is known about the food acquisition and shopping habits of residents living in food deserts.To identify distinct food acquisition and shopping patterns among residents, most of whom (81%) live in food desert (low income and low access) census tracts, and characterize these patterns with respect to the residents’ socioeconomic status, nutrition knowledge, and perceptions of their food enviro ...
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- Ezezika, Obidimma; Oh, Jessica; Edeagu, Ngozi; Boyo, Warami
- nutrition knowledge, etc ; adolescents; attitudes and opinions; diet; eating habits; focus groups; foods; fruits; games; long term effects; nutritional intervention; physical activity; saturated fats; secondary education; students; sugars; vegetables; Nigeria; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... In Nigeria and many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, the availability of foods that are high in salt, sugar, and saturated fat is steadily increasing. This has led to an increase in the consumption of such foods among Nigerians, particularly among adolescents. This pilot study was undertaken to understand whether, and how, gamification of nutrition can have an impact on addressing the problem of unhea ...
- Iron-Segev, Sharon; Lusweti, Janerose Nasimiyu; Kamau-Mbuthia, Elizabeth; Stark, Aliza H.
- Journal of nutrition education and behavior 2018 v.50 no.4 pp. 408-414.e1
- nutrition knowledge, etc ; Africans; clay; community health; developing countries; geophagia; heavy metals; interviews; nutrient deficiencies; nutrition education; nutritional intervention; parasitoses; poisoning; risk; rocks; rural women; soil; vegetables; Kenya; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Geophagia, the deliberate consumption of rocks, soil, or clay, is prevalent in developing countries, particularly sub-Saharan Africa. Health risks associated with this behavior include parasitosis, heavy metal poisoning, nutrient deficiencies, and poor birth outcomes. This pilot study was designed to reduce geophagic practices and improve nutrition among rural Kenyan women.The researchers used sno ...